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# Anglo Irish Bank

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# Anglo Tapes
Noonan to ask banks to hold on to taped recordings for inquiry
Gerry Adams said he was surprised that Noonan is only writing to banks tomorrow, given that it is five years since the banking crisis.
# Anglo Tapes
President Higgins: Anglo Tapes “are not the voices of the people of Ireland”
Michael D reassures Irish people they will be recognised internationally for their spirit and hard work.
# Anglo Tapes
Were AIB 'lending money to every cowboy in town'?
AIB and Bank of Ireland are in the spotlight in the latest round of Anglo Tapes by the Irish Independent. Here are some of the more memorable quotes.
# Anglo Tapes
“I knew they were bad, bad bad” – David Drumm apologises for language on Anglo tapes
“I cannot change this now but I can apologise to those who had to listen to it and who were understandably so offended by it,” the former Anglo chief executive said.
# I'm happy again
How much would you pay for an Anglo Irish Bank umbrella?
For a rainy day.
# Anglo Tapes
Angela Merkel: I regard the Anglo Tapes with contempt
The German chancellor was asked about the controversial recordings of former Anglo Irish Bank executives in Brussels last night.
# Anglo Tapes
Pearse Doherty: Gardaí need to investigate the leak of the Anglo Tapes
The Sinn Féin finance spokesperson has said while release of the tapes is in the public interest there are questions to answer about how they got to the Irish Independent.
# experience the difference
'Becoming complacent is my only worry' - David Drumm's 2005 take on Anglo
Three years before the bank guarantee, the then-CEO was talking up Anglo’s hiring policy and describing the outlook for Ireland as ‘very positive indeed’.
# Anglo Irish Bank
Seán Quinn: 'I've apologised to my children for my fundamental mistake'
The bankrupt former billionaire tells the Impartial Reporter his time in jail has made him determined to clear his name.
# Anglo Tapes
‘We need the f**king loans’: 7 more jaw-dropping quotes from the Anglo Tapes
The bank’s former chief executive David Drumm discusses strategy with head of capital markets John Bowe ahead of a crucial meeting with the authorities in September 2008 in the latest Irish Independent tapes.
# Anglo Tapes
Michael Noonan on the Anglo Tapes: 'We could have done without them'
The finance minister says reporting on the tapes will influence public opinion in the states funding Ireland’s EU bailout.
# Your Say
Poll: How would you vote in a referendum on Oireachtas inquiries?
Reports this morning suggest the government might have another go at the polls to increase committee’s powers.
# Anglo Tapes
The Anglo Tapes scandal has made the front page of this German tabloid
And another German newspaper says that Anglo bankers and others should be put in a sack and beaten.
# Anglo
Your chance to own 'a bit of Irish history' as Anglo furniture to be auctioned off
Furniture from former offices of the infamous bank in south Dublin will go up for auction this weekend.
Aaron McKenna: Politicians should be investigated over Anglo, not investigating it
What angers me about these telephone recordings is that they are only the tip of the iceberg, writes Aaron McKenna, who says a banking investigation is needed now.
# Anglo Tapes
Gilmore 'shocked' by Anglo Tapes, while Howlin is 'personally sickened'
The government has indicated that an inquiry into the bank crisis could get underway later this year.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you have confidence in the planned banking inquiry?
Brendan Howlin promises a robust inquiry into the night of the bank guarantee.
# Anglo Tapes
This was the hold music at Anglo Irish Bank in 2008
More revelations in today’s Irish Independent which shed new light on the conduct of senior bankers at the toxic bank…
# Anglo Tapes
In full: Ex-Anglo exec denies that he tried to mislead the Central Bank
John Bowe, Anglo’s head of capital markets in 2008, insists that recorded exchanges between him and another executive took place “during a period of severe and unprecedented market dislocation”.
# Anglo
'Anglo tapes show need for banking inquiry' - man who wants to run inquiry
Ciarán Lynch, the chair of the Oireachtas finance committee, says the tapes may be “the tip of the iceberg”.
# Anglo Tapes
Anglo tapes 'should be handed over to the Gardaí'
Opposition parties have called for Gardaí, the DPP and the Director of Corporate Enforcement to investigate the content of the tapes.
# Anglo
The Anglo Tapes: 9 jaw-dropping quotes from before the bailout
There have been calls for a fresh banking inquiry following the revelations in the Irish Independent this morning.
# Anglo
Unfinished Anglo HQ defaced with anti-Semitic graffiti
The graffiti, shown in our pictures, was discovered this morning and the owner of the site, the Central Bank, is now investigating how a break-in occurred.
Noonan denies ECB instruction to refuse information about IBRC
The finance minister says the ECB has not told Ireland to refuse Freedom of Information requests about the IBRC wind-up.
# ibrc
Union now tells IBRC staff to cooperate with NAMA over new roles
The Irish Bank Officials Association is now telling its members at IBRC to cooperate with NAMA if they are interested in roles there having previously said it was “imperative” that they did not cooperate.
# ibrc
Noonan insists IBRC staff can only get statutory redundancy
Staff at the former Anglo Irish Bank have seen previously agreed redundancy packages invalidated following the dramatic liquidation of the financial institution in February.
# Banks
After four years and €64.1 billion, bank guarantee is finally scrapped
Ireland will still guarantee bonds issued by banks since 2010, but will no longer guarantee new bonds or high-level deposits.
Column: How can lay juries cope with serious fraud cases, like that of Anglo Irish Bank?
With over 24 million documents and a court case that could take over six months, the availability of jurors and their understanding of this complex trial is being flagged by legal professionals. Nuala Haughey explores the future of juries in white collar crime cases.
'All we're looking for is a fair deal' - An IBRC worker on the impact of liquidation
Since the bank formerly known as Anglo Irish Bank was liquidated last month ordinary workers have been left in the dark as to their fate and that of redundancy packages they’d agreed prior to ‘promnight’. Here, an employee speaks out…
Eamon Gilmore: Labour has brought Ireland from chaos to stability in two years
Labour has had to make some tough choices in government but, as a result, Ireland can be more confident about its future, writes Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore.
# Anglo case
Pics: Seán FitzPatrick and former Anglo execs back in court
The former head of the now defunct bank was back in court today ahead of his and two other former bank executives’ trial next year.
# Anglo
Seán Fitzpatrick back in court on 12 charges
The 64-year-old faces charges of making 12 counts of misleading Anglo Irish Bank’s auditors.
# ibrc
IBRC senior executives will not get termination pay-off: Noonan
Michael Noonan has said Mike Aynsley and other senior IBRC figures are entitled only to their statutory minimums.
# Prom Night
Timeline: The 24 hours that secured the promissory note deal
It was dramatic, chaotic, uncertain and very confusing as Ireland struck a deal to tear up the promissory notes and repay Anglo’s debts over a longer period. Here’s how it unfolded…
# Your Say
Poll: Did the government get a good deal on the promissory notes?
The government argues that swapping the €3.06 billion annual payments for long-term bonds is the best we could have got, but others argue we’re still paying the debt. What do you think?
Column: Will the young pay for the sins of the old under the promissory note deal?
The restructured debt obligation will give the Government fiscal space and breathing room. Whether this benefits the young depends on what they do with that time, writes Sam Brazys.
# Promissory notes
In full: 'The annual promissory note payments are gone' - Enda Kenny
The Taoiseach’s full speech to the Dáil on the revised promissory note arrangements which will see the IOUs replaced with long-term government bonds.
# Promissory notes
Supreme Court adjourns promissory note appeal as TDs seek to join case
David Hall says his case concerns issues wider than that of the €3.06 billion payment due in March that now appears unlikely following the liquidation of IBRC overnight.